Antibes Archaeology Museum

Antibes, France

The bastion Saint-André, designed following plans by Vauban in the late 17th century, is now home to the Archaeology Museum, which houses all the collections gathered during various excavations in the city and the surrounding waters. A precious past resuscitated, through the wrecks of Etruscan, Greek, Phoenician and Roman ships driven here by storms: ceramics, amphorae, mosaics, coins and everyday objects attest to the extraordinary prosperity of the powerful Roman 'Civitas Antipolitana.'

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Founded: 17th century
Category: Museums in France

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www.antibesjuanlespins.com

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Crisanta Caro (3 years ago)
Very nice
Travelling Hopper (3 years ago)
Must visit place and an important historical museum with beautiful Mediterranean Sea rooftop and terrace views. Not far from Picasso Museum and lovely beaches⛱.
Anthony Queen (5 years ago)
Very small museum but interesting. The people who were working there were nice and we're happy to answer any questions. It is a nice museum if you need to fill up fifteen minutes but there are many other museums in Antibes that I'd visit before this one.
Yair Bar Zohar (5 years ago)
In this small archeology museum you will find numerous local archaeological finds from Antibes and its environs. The museum is located in the southernmost region of the fort of Antibes from the late 17th century, and is definitely worth a short visit. Cheap entry fee. Opening hours: Tuesdays to Sundays from 10:00 to 12:00, 14:00 to 18:00. How long should you visit? Between half an hour and an hour.
Jez Rooke (5 years ago)
Very poor displays made worse by ridiculously small typeface on labels...if there are any! Could and should be more interesting, especially if there were some more interested staff.
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